Ryan began trading in 2002 on the floor of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange as a Market Maker in the DJX and SPX pits.
In 2005-2018 he traded for the proprietary trading firm Trebuchet Financial. Today he trades options and equities for his own account focusing on news flow, volatility and unusual options activity.
In 2014 he started @OpenOutcrier posting real-time stock and options trading headlines, breaking news, rumors and strategy. In early 2017 www.openoutcrier.com was launched as an extension of the twitter handle and integrated news platform. The site consists of the OOC feed, a custom Benzinga news wire, Chat room, curated social media feed, Financial RSS aggregator and searchable archive.